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This authoritative guide introduces and explains Alaska's profusion of natural wonders. Land, water, and sky reveal everything from permafrost and boreal forests to glaciers, pack ice and the midnight sun with lively and accessible writing, engaging sidebars, and full-color photos. Bob Armstrong, biologist, naturalist and nature photographer along with co-author Marge Hermans are long time residents of Alaska, and experts in the state's natural wonders. A great book for your back pack or pocket as well as the armchair traveler.